New York


Carol Marie Laporte
737 State Route 44-55
Highland, NY 12528

Julie Ann Murray
MackBrin Farms
578 Randall Rd
Ballston Spa, NY 12020

Regional Information

The selenium levels in the soil in New York are generally low, but vary by region. In low selenium areas, goats should receive selenium supplements in mineral salt or by injection. Contact your local extension office to determine the selenium levels in the soil in your area, and also the area where your hay is grown.

Dairy Information

Milk samples may be sent to:

Dairy One
730 Warren Road
Ithaca, NY 14850

Fees (updated December 2007): $5.85 per sample to test fat, protein, and somatic cell count.

State Regulations

Basic requirements for goats entering New York are:

Goats imported or moved into this state for any purpose other than immediate slaughter shall be accompanied by an approved health certificate. Such certificate shall identify each animal and shall include the animals USDA approved Scrapie Eradication ear tag or tattoo, any supplemental identification carried by the animal, itís species, breed, age, sex and itís registration number, if any. In addition, goats over 180 days of age or more shall be negative to an official blood test for brucellosis conducted within 30 days prior to entry and goats 365 days or more of age shall be negative to an official test for tuberculosis conducted within 60 days prior to entry.

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